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TOC (Journal): Medaon New Issue Fall 2021 (vol. 15, No. 29) online

We are pleased to announce the current issue of our online-journal „Medaon – Magazin für jüdisches Leben in Forschung und Bildung”. Our guest editor Karen Körber (Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, Hamburg) supervised several highly interesting contributions on the topic “Jewish migration after 1945”. We thank her very much for the fruitful and pleasant cooperation. We wish all of you a stimulating read and thank everybody who helped to make this issue possible.

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Author: 
Joachim C. Häberlen
Reviewer: 
Freia Anders

Anders on Häberlen, 'The Emotional Politics of the Alternative Left: West Germany, 1968-1984'

Joachim C. Häberlen. The Emotional Politics of the Alternative Left: West Germany, 1968-1984. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 318 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47174-9

Author: 
Tiffany Nicole Florvil
Reviewer: 
Catriona Corke

Corke on Florvil, 'Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement'

Tiffany Nicole Florvil. Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. 296 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08541-3.

Reviewed by Catriona Corke (University of Cambridge) Published on H-German (October, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Anna Maria Busse Berger
Reviewer: 
Jonathan O. Wipplinger

Wipplinger on Berger, 'The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries (New Material Histories of Music)'

Anna Maria Busse Berger. The Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961: Scholars, Singers, Missionaries (New Material Histories of Music). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. xii + 351 pp. $49.34 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-74034-8

Author: 
Javier Samper Vendrell
Reviewer: 
Christopher Ewing

Ewing on Samper Vendrell, 'The Seduction of Youth: Print Culture and Homosexual Rights in the Weimar Republic'

Javier Samper Vendrell. The Seduction of Youth: Print Culture and Homosexual Rights in the Weimar Republic. German and European Studies Series. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiii + 261 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4875-2503-3; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0734-3; $32.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4875-3606-0.

Reviewed by Christopher Ewing (Virginia Commonwealth University) Published on H-German (August, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Helmut Walser Smith
Reviewer: 
John Breuilly

Breuilly on Smith, 'Germany: A Nation in Its Time; Before, During, and After Nationalism, 1500-2000'

Helmut Walser Smith. Germany: A Nation in Its Time; Before, During, and After Nationalism, 1500-2000. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2020. Illustrations. xvi + 590 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87140-466-4

Reviewed by John Breuilly (London School of Economics) Published on H-German (May, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (Jacksonville University)

Author: 
Alina Dana Weber
Reviewer: 
Heidi L. Nees

Nees on Weber, 'Blood Brothers and Peace Pipes: Performing the Wild West in German Festivals'

Alina Dana Weber. Blood Brothers and Peace Pipes: Performing the Wild West in German Festivals. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2019. 424 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32350-9.

Reviewed by Heidi L. Nees (Bowling Green State University) Published on H-German (May, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (Jacksonville University)

Author: 
Gavriel David Rosenfeld
Reviewer: 
Brian Crim

Crim on Rosenfeld, 'The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present'

Gavriel David Rosenfeld. The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xi + 399 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-49749-7

Reviewed by Brian Crim (University of Lynchburg) Published on H-German (April, 2021) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (Jacksonville University)

Author: 
Marco Bellabarba
Reviewer: 
Kurt J. Baird

Baird on Bellabarba, 'Das Habsburgerreich 1765-1918'

Marco Bellabarba. Das Habsburgerreich 1765-1918. Translated by Barbara Kleiner. Munich: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2020. x + 193 pp. $34.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-11-067488-0.

Reviewed by Kurt J. Baird (University of York) Published on H-German (February, 2021) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)

Author: 
Stephen Milder
Reviewer: 
Andrew S. Tompkins

Tompkins on Milder, 'Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1968–1983'

Stephen Milder. Greening Democracy: The Anti-Nuclear Movement and Political Environmentalism in West Germany and Beyond, 1968–1983. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 300 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13510-9

Author: 
Sarah Thomsen Vierra
Reviewer: 
Brian Van Wyck

Van Wyck on Vierra, 'Turkish Immigrants in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990'

Sarah Thomsen Vierra. Turkish Immigrants in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990. Publications of the German Historical Institute Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 282 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42730-2.

Reviewed by Brian Van Wyck (Harvard University) Published on H-German (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

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